Development & Implementation

A Breakdown of California's SB 375

CP & DR has penned this neat, and extensive, breakdown of the new regional planning requirement guidelines that Gov. Schwarzenegger just signed into law. ... read more »

Wall Street Journal, Front Page, August 2, 2008

After the Bubble, Ghost Towns Across America Half-Built Subdivisions Are Lonesome Places; 'There's Just No Noise' By ALEX ROTH August 2, 2008; Page A1 ... read more »

New Urbanism's strength clear in Charlotte property market

An article in this Sunday's Charlotte Observer casts a light on one of a very few bright spots in the Charlotte real estate market: New Urbanist and urban infill developments. ... read more »

The Continuing Story of the Buffalo Skyway

Buffalo Business First reports that the debate over what to do with the antiquated Skyway freeway in downtown Buffalo is beginning to stall. ... read more »

Help Elect a CNU Member to Local Office

Dear CNU, I am a municipal land use planner and member of the Congress for New Urbanism. I know from first-hand experience how difficult it is to realize the promise of great urban places due to the outdated zoning codes and policies that we all struggle with - and I want to change that. Won't you... read more »

Density: The Final Frontier

An unusually prominent article on the front page of Monday's Wall Street Journal chronicles Mike McKeever, Sacramento's head of regional planning's campaign to bring density and "blue print" planning ... read more »

Nutter speech inspires city planners. Friday, June 20, Philadelphia Inquirer

In the first major policy speech of his five-month-old administration, Mayor Nutter presented a pitch-perfect vision on a subject that rarely gets people's hearts racing: planning and zoning...That Nu ... read more »

Market Says: Planned Growth is the Key to Success

Building on the Developer Plenary at CNU XVI on staying afloat despite the market turmoi, the Chicago Tribune reports in this article ... read more »

Call for Livable Community Award Applications

When it comes to our homes, Americans of all ages want the same thing – a safe and comfortable home in a vibrant, livable community. ... read more »

Is there hope for good urban Aldi stores?

Both Aldi and Trader Joe's make the most of their square footage, creating worthwhile shopping experiences at around 15,000-18,000 square feet -- quite a contrast with street-killing, 200,000 square f ... read more »